Michel Martelly

  • New president to take power in struggling Haiti May 14, 2011

    Port-Au-Prince: Charismatic pop star-turned-president Michel Martelly takes over Haiti on Saturday promising to rebuild its earthquake-devastated capital, develop the long-neglected countryside and build a modern army. The 50-year-old performer known to Haitians as "Sweet Micky" was swept to power in March 20 presidential runoff by Haitians tired of past leaders who...